# How do you simplify (2m^2 + 6m) + m^2 - 5m + 7)?

Jun 4, 2015

Remove the parentheses and group like terms in descending order.

$2 {m}^{2} + {m}^{2} + 6 m - 5 m + 7$ =

$3 {m}^{2} + m + 7$